Patents by Inventor Ernest W. Richards

Ernest W. Richards has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20190239927
    Abstract: A system for non-invasively adjusting the curvature of a spine includes a housing having a first end and a second end, a first rod having a first end telescopically disposed within a cavity of the housing along a first longitudinal axis at the first end of the housing and having a first threaded portion extending thereon, and a second end configured to be coupled to a first portion of a spinal system of a subject, a second rod having a first end telescopically disposed within the cavity along a second longitudinal axis at the second end of the housing and having a second threaded portion extending thereon, and a second end configured to be coupled to a second portion of the spinal system of the subject, a driving member rotatably disposed within the cavity and configured to be activated from a location external to the body of the subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Michael Wentz, Joon Ki An, Ronald Litke, Glenn DiCostanzo, Ernest Corrao, Robert L. Richards, Sepehr Fariabi, Adam G. Beckett, Luke A. Bilger, Daniel Dongelmans, Scott Pool, Shanbao Cheng, Matthew Dwight, Andy W. Choi, Martin Leugers
  • Patent number: 5547927
    Abstract: An enteral nutritional product has been formulated for persons who are currently undergoing radiation therapy and/or chemotherapy. The nutritional product has a protein system which includes a soy protein hydrolysate. The nutritional product is very low in folic acid, contains .beta.-carotene, and has a ratio of n-6 to n-3 fatty acids that is in the range of about 1.3:1 to 2.5:1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 1993
    Date of Patent: August 20, 1996
    Assignee: Abbott Laboratories
    Inventors: Frederick O. Cope, Normanella T. DeWille, Ernest W. Richards, Terrence B. Mazer, Bonnie C. Abbruzzese, Gregory A. Snowden, Nickki L. Parlet, Laura A. Pease
  • Patent number: 5514656
    Abstract: A method of providing enteral nutritional support to a person who is currently undergoing chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy involves including in the person's diet an enteral nutritional product having a protein system which includes a soy protein hydrolysate. The nutritional product is very low in folic acid, contains .beta.-carotene, and has a ratio of n-6 to n-3 fatty acids that is in the range of about 1.3:1 to 2.5:1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 1993
    Date of Patent: May 7, 1996
    Assignee: Abbott Laboratories
    Inventors: Frederick O. Cope, Normanella T. DeWille, Ernest W. Richards, Terrence B. Mazer, Bonnie C. Abbruzzese, Gregory A. Snowden, Nickki L. Parlet, Laura A. Pease
  • Patent number: 5480872
    Abstract: Enteral nutritional support for a person infected with human immunodeficiency virus is provided by including in the diet a nutritional product which contains a soy protein hydrolysate having a degree of hydrolysis in the range of about 14 to 17 and a molecular weight partition, as determined by size exclusion chromatography, wherein 30-60% of the particles have a molecular weight in the range of 1500-5000 Daltons. The nutritional product also contains a source of intact protein. The nutritional product has a ratio, by weight, of n-6 to n-3 fatty acids of about 1.3:1 to 2.5:1. The nutritional product also contains a source of dietary fiber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 1993
    Date of Patent: January 2, 1996
    Assignee: Abbott Laboratories
    Inventors: Frederick O. Cope, Normanella T. DeWille, Ernest W. Richards, Terrence B. Mazer, Bonnie C. Abbruzzese, Gregory A. Snowden, Michael A. Chandler
  • Patent number: 5403826
    Abstract: An enteral nutritional product for persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus contains a soy protein hydrolysate having a degree of hydrolysis in the range of about 14 to 17 and a molecular weight partition, as determined by size exclusion chromatography, wherein 30-60% of the particles have a molecular weight in the range of 1500-5000 Daltons. The nutritional product also contains a source of intact protein. The nutritional product has a ratio, by weight, of n-6 to n-3 fatty acids of about 1.3:1 to 2.5:1. The nutritional product also contains a source of dietary fiber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 1993
    Date of Patent: April 4, 1995
    Assignee: Abbott Laboratories
    Inventors: Frederick O. Cope, Normanella T. DeWille, Ernest W. Richards, Terrence B. Mazer, Bonnie C. Abbruzzese, Gregory A. Snowden, Michael A. Chandler